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Unformatted text preview: require treatment • Can be caused by blood flowing through a damaged or overworked heart valve • Heart valve defects may be present at birth or heart valve disease may result from other illness such as rheumatic fever, heart disease ,heart attacks, or infective endocarditis • Tachycardia – increased heart rate (more than 120 bpm) • Bradycardia – lowered heart rater (less than 60 pbm)...
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This note was uploaded on 11/25/2011 for the course PHRM 3010 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at UGA.
- Fall '08